(2) Since a weighted blanket induces sleep and soothes the nervous system, it is extremely helpful for people with anxiety, ASD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, sleep disorder, depression, trauma, paranoia and similar other psychological conditions.
Who Should Try It?
Weighted blankets are beneficial and works best for people with:
- Bipolar disorder
- Sleep disorders
How To Use One
The ideal weight of your blanket is entirely subjective. Most adults prefer a weight of between 15 to 30 pounds which is said to be safe as it doesn’t interfere with an adults normal vital functions. But it is safer to seek a professional advice on the weight of a weighted blanket for children and elderly adults. Also, people suffering from respiratory, circulatory and other medical conditions should consult a doctor before use.
One can make a weighted blanket at home (here’s a tutorial video below) or buy from the store, enjoy a great reduction in anxiety and sleep well.
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